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is a woman stabbed a dislocation. -- at this location. from what we understand, all woman was stabbed at this location, has been taken to the hospital by mandates. they have requested a helicopter to search for another individual. they have set the helicopter to assist hours in the search, and we are in the process of talking with aircrafts here, but right now ordinance roads are shut down in both directions. we are going to try to get more information. >> with the outbreak of the h1n1 virus looming, it seems to be a bad time for budget cuts to hit the health department. how are officials handling the situation?
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>> if you work for the state or a local health department these days, it is a rough time. these budget cuts could not have come at a worse time as there are new concerns over the h1n1 virus, but local governments tell us they will be ready. it is other programs that will definitely feel the pinch. >> these cuts that are happening to every single local health departments are now cutting in. >> a health officer during an interview literally minutes after he told his staff 10% of them would be laid off, saving $800,000. his story is being told again and again all over the state assets of flu resurgence in looms over the horizon. he says it is a top priority, and county officials guarantee the resources will be there to respond. other health services will
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suffer greatly. >> of those things will clearly be affected by this. >> these are serious cuts. this is unprecedented and will have an impact. >> the secretary of public health services for the state says the state is filling the same pinch and will also be shifting money and resources to prepare for the possible resurgence. she also says the state will reach out to hospitals and insurance companies to help ease the burden. the state also expects a federal grant of $17 million that it will be able to distribute to local health departments. >> this is essential to get the public health efforts as well as the private sector involved. >> they need all the help they can get. >> you can do more with less
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forgive we are not doing less with less. >> we called around. city officials tell us they would have no problem giving into the rainy day they find if they need to korean officials telling us it is still too early to determine how the cuts would affect services. state officials saying the state would be covered in one way or another. >> police are searching for the suspect who gunned down a corrections officer this morning. at 7:00 the 30 erica carr -- at 7:00 thirties 7:30, erica carr was found shot -- shot in her car. >> police are looking for the suspect who vandalized a church.
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melissa carlson is live with details. >> the police department is investigating this. the pastor says he has been there for 14 years and never has had to deal with any crimes until today. the tabernacle looks different today. >> they could not get this out. >> the church pastor made the discovery. black spray paint spells out the gain tag. >> i was shocked to see the gains would desecrate a church. >> pastor cross does not believe this is a random act of vandalism. he think it did everything he
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thinks it is connected to the funeral of our recent homicide victim and that again is sending a message. >> we have been here 14 years, and we have not had anything like this ever happen. >> the victim was found shot to death here in the 600 block saturday. he was not a member of the church, but pastor cross offered the location to accommodate the crowds, and he says despite the damage, the funeral will go on. >> we are not afraid. we are not scared. we are here to grieve with this family. >> he has a message for those who decided to desecrate this church. >> this is their signature to say we have been here. i want to say we are disappointed, but we welcome you on sundays. >> police are investigating this
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act of vandalism. >> thousands of students are returning to the classroom in hartford county. there were a lot of new students whose parents recently relocated as part of a program. tim joins us live from the newsroom with that story. >> we have been hearing so much about whether local school systems are prepared to handle the expected influx of families and students. the answer is yes on this first day of school. for the first time students walked the hallways of the new bellaire high school. the building will help the county plan for now and later, when more students start showing up. >> we know who is coming.
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several principals have mentioned the aroma of a few families. we have not seen the influx we may expect in the future, but the beginning of it is here. >> it is already happening of schools like dela are high. >> we are seeing several transfers. we have a naval officer from hawaii, then we are ready for him. >> that suited from hawaii is an 11th-grader. he is proof the transition is taking place for regan >> i have been trying to get a feel for how the school operates. >> i have done this several times before, so when you move around a lot, you meet new people in different locations, and i like the lifestyle. i have been to italy, finland,
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virginia, florida. i have been to hawaii three times for reflex the new high school has put the of room to grow, but the county says it will not stop with this project. we believe our county executive is committed. the commitment is there to increase of in our capacity but to make sure we have the most modern facilities available. >> the person who has what on their english card needs to be in this feed? -- in this seat? >> someone with all whole lot of money is giving some students a chance to head off to college, and it has become a real whodunits across the country, including maryland.
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anonymous donors have given when millions of dollars, but it is a total mystery. not even the school's no who it is. the check or money order arrives with specific instructions. $88 million have been given out to 17 colleges in 14 states, and the university of maryland is among them. >> we have so many students who need scholarship funds, we were delighted to double to support these students. >> who is this mystery person? the money was dedicated to female colleges. it could be a high-profile person like oprah or michelle obama. the schools are not spending their time worrying about who. they are just grateful. >> i assure you, it was not me.
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i would like to, but it was not me. >> there is much more ahead. >> plans are in place for ceremonies honoring the late senator ted kennedy. >> how michael plans to battle later in sports. >> a couple of isolated showers already, and there may be more on the way as tropical storm on the way as tropical storm danny in tax region.
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some of our leaders in war and peace, and i think they can get an appreciation of what the naval academy is about and why their tax dollars are going to good use. >> it is the oldest operating naval museum in the country. admission is free. >> the body of senator ted kennedy will lie in repose at the kennedy library. this is the first of three days of the events in honor of the late senator. >> president obama is working on the eulogy. more tonight from capitol hill. >> there has been a steady stream of visitors to the late senator's office with some asking if any can ever fill his shoes. military armed guard removed the body to a motorcade, which made
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its way to boston along the roof line with mourners for your through friday afternoon, the senator will lie in repose at the john f. kennedy library, where thousands more are expected to pay respects. then president obama will give the eulogy. aides say it will be heartfelt. >> this is going to be a personal statement he makes on saturday. >> more tributes to senator kennedy. the national portrait gallery moved his departure to a place of honor. on capitol hill, mourners lined up outside the senator's office for a chance to leave a written tribute in against both. this is among those who stopped by. >> i do not know who can replace him. >> whether there will be another one like him is a serious question, and the answer is maybe not. >> historians point to a unique
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combination of celebrity, longevity, and skill. >> particularly in the way he won friends across the aisle. he will be laid to rest in arlington cemetery with other members of his family. there are stories set other members of the family will attend the funeral. >> now your weather forecast with tom. >> a couple of stores have developed. a weak front slid through here, and we will try to cool off tonight and tomorrow. we can see a little line that is trying to develop from northern baltimore county into eastern frederick county. it is not producing a lot of thunder, but a little rain shower coming from 5-93.
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you can see a healthy shower on the border as well, so those have to be watched for the next hour or so. there was another cluster of storms on the lower shore, but that is remaining stationary. most of will stay dry through the evening. 84 at little river. a little cooler but not by much around the shore of the day. temperatures at 83 of the military academy. statewide you can see slightly cooler air out of pennsylvania. cool air will be pushing into the state as we go through tonight and tomorrow. 55 to 07 the cost to night. we will be watching denny through the weekend. an area of low pressure will actually produce favorable winds for us as the storm dropped south. live the way the winds pushed
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many away from us. it might get close to the outer vegas into kit kat, but areas further west like ocean city -- it might get close to the outer edge, but 55 m.p.h. winds right now. forecast to become a healthy tropical storm. 65 miles per hour winds early saturday, and then the winds remain strong, but it's a far enough off shore were i think the main threat would be dangerous rip currents and scattered showers, but it looks like if it holds through the forecast, the most serious weather will be over the athletics. scattered showers statewide tomorrow. -- the most serious weather will be over the atlantic. it listed the center of the storm will head closer to cape
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cod and stole away as we head to the weekend. sunday may turn out to be a good stay. the temperatures are held down by the numerous showers and storms average wave running around 1 foot. western maryland, a shower or thunderstorm tomorrow area around the day, some showers and storms, and at ocean city, the temperature is 78. northeast winds on the close tomorrow, and sours are likely friday and saturday at ocean city. we clear up sunday. partly cloudy skies monday, and a beautiful start to the month of september. >> now a love of sports. >> almost lost its preseason amidst the curiosities, the ravens throw the ball a thousand times a game. loss has been the talk of the
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first-round pick, michael or. mike has settled in so nicely, showing his strength needed santana's death in, not giving anyone a chance to take it away. and one of the most fierce defensive end in football. a healthy respect for what saturday night might bring. >> of course we look forward to playing against a great player. >> he is strong and physical. he is a proven player in his lean and. you have to bring it to the table not getting a chance to battle anyone saturday night. l.j. smith could not stay healthy in philly, a trend that carried over in baltimore a new
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injury that likely compensated for other injuries. he cannot catch a break, which is a shame because he looked good in week one. he needs more news to cheer him off. >> it is not anything else. i work hard. i do all i am supposed to be doing. >> saturday night for the ravens broadcast theme has you covered. it is simulcast on tv 11. sherry has the call. the orioles returned, kicking off a four-game set and come home riding a roller coaster that stops at the top. tuesday he was dugo for base
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>> she was kidnapped as she walked to school 18 years ago. the girl's family got the news they had been waiting for. >> she paused for 10 seconds and says, she is alive, and we both cried for about 10 minutes. >> tonight at 11:00, you will hear more from the emotional father and what does the father says about the day she was snatched from a family. a state correctional officer found shot to death. the search for suspects. the search for suspects.
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>> the maryland state fair starts this weekend. a lot of people want to know if they should take the umbrella. >> that makes it hard on the roller coaster. >> from saturday afternoon into sunday things start to improve, but until danny can go through, the threat of showers will linger until midday saturday. and they look school, and comfortable weather for most of next week. >> you start school, and temperatures go down very comfortable. >> it looks ok. warm and muggy, but ok.
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